Daily Archives: May 11, 2015

Is State Dept. Trying to Muzzle Afghanistan Watchdog?

[Translate] Is State Dept. Trying to Muzzle Afghanistan Watchdog? By Brianna Ehley May 8, 2015 8:15 AM A battle for independence seems to be breaking out between the State Department and the federal watchdog in charge of keeping tabs on … Continue reading

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Security contractor not adequately vetted before Iraq killings, says coroner

[Translate] Security contractor not adequately vetted before Iraq killings, says coroner Coroner records verdict of unlawful killing in case of Paul McGuigan, shot by G4S colleague Danny Fitzsimons in Iraq in 2009 Paul McGuigan, who died in Baghdad in 2009. … Continue reading

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South African mercenaries’ secret war on Boko Haram

[Translate] South African mercenaries’ secret war on Boko Haram Mercenaries from South Africa have proved quietly decisive in helping the Nigerian military turn around its campaign against Boko Haram, writes Colin Freeman in Abuja Eeben Barlow in 1997 Photo: Reuters By … Continue reading

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